Vidya Venkatesh, C.A.S., P.K.S., is a graduate of the California College of Ayurveda with a certification as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist. She received her Pancha Karma training from the Ayur Vaidya Pharmacy in Coimbatore, India. Vidya has studied yoga and pranayama at the Patanjali Yoga Peet in Haridwar, India, and has been a student of Advaita Vedanta at the Chinmaya Mission of Los Angeles for over 15 years. Vidya is proficient in reading and writing Sanskrit. She is a member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association and is in private practice in Irvine, California.